Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (JEC) : First Mercantile Trust Co scooped up 1,300 additional shares in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 7, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 25,254 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc which is valued at $1,308,915.Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approximately 0.18% of First Mercantile Trust Co’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Advisory Services Network sold out all of its stake in JEC during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 88 shares of JEC which is valued $4,561.Chevy Chase Trust Holdings reduced its stake in JEC by selling 2,828 shares or 2.72% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 101,327 shares of JEC which is valued at $5,302,442. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Chevy Chase Trust Holdings’s portfolio.Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa reduced its stake in JEC by selling 6,067 shares or 51.85% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 5,635 shares of JEC which is valued at $294,880. Washington Trust Bank added JEC to its portfolio by purchasing 17 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $890.Eqis Capital Management boosted its stake in JEC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 709 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,518 shares of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc which is valued at $498,077. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc makes up approx 0.03% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc closed down -0.56 points or -1.07% at $51.83 with 6,48,715 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $52.42, the shares hit an intraday low of $51.75 and an intraday high of $52.42 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc reported $0.78 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Aug 9, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.75. The company had revenue of $2693.87 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2789.12 million. The company’s revenue was down -7.3 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.97 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. Company shares were Reiterated by FBR Capital on Aug 12, 2016 to “Mkt Perform”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 55 from a previous price target of $47 .Jacobs Engineering Group Inc was Downgraded by Johnson Rice to ” Hold” on Aug 11, 2016. Company shares were Reiterated by DA Davidson on Aug 10, 2016 to “Buy”, Firm has raised the Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $63 .
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is a technical professional services company. The Company provides a range of technical professional and construction services to industrial commercial and governmental clients. Its services include technical professional services and field services. Its technical professional services include project services and process scientific and systems consulting. Its field services include construction and operations and maintenance (O&M). It offers its services to the industries including aerospace and defense; automotive and industrial; buildings; mining and minerals; nuclear; oil and gas (upstream); petrochemicals and chemicals; pharmaceutical and biotechnology; power and utilities; pulp paper and consumer products; refining (downstream); telecommunications; transportation and water and wastewater. It offers its services in approximately 30 countries. The Company’s products include Chemetics Comprimo sulfur solutions and Modular construction.